Life in Sandefjord

Sandefjord is a coastal city of about 60.000 inhabitants, small enough to easily get around yet large enough to offer variation and diversity. A busy city centre offers an excellent selection of cafés and restaurants together with a wide variety of stores.

With the peninsulas Vesterøya and Østerøya offering a coastline of 146 kilometres, the beaches and sea attract many visitors, turning the city into a bustling summer town rich in activities and cultural events. Forested areas around the city are laced with paths and lighted trails for summer walking and winter skiing. Sandefjord particularly prides itself in its bicycle friendly environment with bike trails and cycling activities for young and old throughout the year.